|A true & exact history of the island of Barbadoes ?illustrated with a map of the island, as also the principal trees and plants there, set forth in their due proportions and shapes, drawn out by their several and respective scales. Together with the ingenio that makes the sugar, with the plots of the several houses, rooms, and other places, that are used in the whole process of sugar?making ... All cut in copper /by Richard Ligon, gent. - Guy, Thomas,|
Keywords: Barbados; Description and travel; Early works to 1800; Manufacture and refining; Natural history; Plants; Sugar
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|The Enchanted Drawing (1900) - Thomas Edison|
From Edison films catalog: Upon a large sheet of white paper a cartoonist is seen at work rapidly sketching the portrait of an elderly gentleman of most comical feature and expression. After completing the likeness the artist rapidly draws on the paper a clever sketch of a bottle of wine and a goblet, and then, to the surprise of all, actually removes them from the paper on which they were drawn and pours actual wine out of the bottle into a real glass...
Keywords: caricature; thomas edison; silent film; early film
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|German Propaganda Leaflets - United States. Department of the Army|
"On the following pages are reproductions of a few of the propaganda leaflets that were employed by the Germans against units of VI Corps during World War II. These leaflets were occasionally dropped from airplanes but were more often fired by means of a special artillery or mortar projectile, Some of these leaflets were found to be clever and well done, while others were crude, makeshift, and, judging by our standards, often in poor taste...
Keywords: WWII; US Army; United States. Army; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Anzio Beachhead, 1944; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Alsace; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Vosges Mountains
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|Quicksand - Mort Briskin, Samuel H. Stiefel|
After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.
Keywords: Crime; Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery; Mickey Rooney; Peter Lorre
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